Bunim/Murray signs celeb reality prodco pact

US reality producer Bunim/Murray Productions has signed an exclusive production deal with compatriot WikkedCat Entertainment. The deal gives The Real World producer Bunim/Murray access to WikkedCat’s unscripted programming, with a focus on celeb-reality franchises. Bunim/Murray is part of the Banijay Group, while WikkedCat is behind series including VH1’s I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle and […]

The Magic runs out for Starz series

Starz has cancelled its original drama Magic City after two seasons. The series, which is set in Miami in the late 1950s, was one of the US premium cable network’s first original shows and debuted in March of last year. It was created by movie producer Mitch Glazer (Scrooged) who was also the showrunner. Starz […]

Starz cancels Boss after two seasons

US cable network Starz has cancelled Kelsey Grammer-fronted political drama Boss after two seasons. The series was produced by Lionsgate Television in association with Grammer’s Grammernet Productions and Category 5 Entertainment. It was developed by Farhad Safinia and ran to 18 episodes, ending on October 19. “After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision […]

Netflix launches in Sweden

Netflix’s Scandinavian roll out has commenced with its streaming service launching in Sweden today. Consumers can access a one-month free trial after which the local Netflix will be priced at SEK79 (US$11.81) a month. At launch there will be TV and movie content from Fox and Sony as well as other US distributors Lionsgate and […]